The 24-year-old was stretchered off during BVB's 2-0 derby defeat to Schalke on Sunday afternoon, with Yevhen Konoplyanka and Naldo putting the hosts ahead before former Tottenham midfielder Benjamin Stambouli's challenge on the Chelsea loanee during injury time. There are even suggestions that it could be a broken ankle, which would most definitely rule Michy out for the rest of the season as well as the World Cup this summer.
On its website, Dortmund said: "There remains a chance that he could still feature for the Belgian national team at the World Cup in Russian Federation this summer", while confirming that their forward was likely to be out for the rest of the season.
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Manager Peter Stoger said: "I didn't think it looked like the kind of injury that he would be back from quickly".
Batshuayi has scored nine times in 14 games since joining Dortmund on loan in the winter transfer window in a deal that runs out at the end of this campaign. I hope, of course, that I'm mistaken.
But Belgium worldwide Batshuayi faces a battle to recover from injury in time for the World Cup after suffering the injury in a heavy challenge from Benjamin Stambouli.